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1,303 Possible Causes for Cardiomegaly, Cough

  • Acute Bronchitis

    CXR shows pulmonary vascular congestion and may show cardiomegaly in CHF.[online.epocrates.com] There are no clearly effective treatments for the cough of acute bronchitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute bronchitis is a self-limited respiratory disorder, and when the cough persists for 3 weeks, other diagnoses must be considered.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    […] see cystic fibrosis . endomyocardial fibrosis an idiopathic type of myocardiopathy that is endemic in various parts of Africa and rarely in other areas, characterized by cardiomegaly[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The urge to cough cannot be relieved by coughing [ 9 ].[err.ersjournals.com] Cough was more prevalent during wakefulness with a median cough-index of 14.8/h (IQR 10.9, 16.8) and 1.6/h (IQR 1.3-2.8) during sleep, p   0.0039.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Appendicitis

    On arrival, chest X-ray showed prominent aortic arch without cardiomegaly. CT of the abdomen/pelvis showed aortic dissection in descending aorta without rupture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A previously healthy 5-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with a history of tactile fevers, cough, congestion, decreased appetite, and abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It’s likely that the pain will intensify upon coughing or applying slight pressure.[steptohealth.com]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Autopsy showed mild cardiomegaly with microscopic foci of myocardial fibrosis and extensive contraction band necrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 66-year-old woman with a history of myocardial infarction 2 months prior presented to our respiratory department with several days of dry cough and night sweats.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After 2 months of CHM treatment, the follow-up chest X-ray showed great improvements in pulmonary edema and cardiomegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Chest X-ray: Chest X-ray will either be normal or will show signs of cardiomegaly, pulmonary edema and/or increased pulmonary vascularity.[symptoma.com] We present a case of heterogeneous and strongly increased myocardial and valvular 18F-FDG uptake on 18F-FDG PET/CT in an HIV-positive patient with productive cough, fever,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] So remember when coughing and sneezing cover your mouth and wash and dry your hands often, especially after coughing and sneezing.[health.govt.nz]

  • Heart Failure

    Pleural effusion and cardiomegaly were observed. A laboratory analysis revealed anemia with iron deficiency and elevated human parvovirus B19 (B19V) immunoglobulin M.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 23-month-old girl visited the emergency department with high fever, cough, first wheezing episode, chest retraction and tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinically there was no cardiomegaly and heart sounds were slightly muffled with gallop rhythm.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    Plain radiograph pericardial calcification pulmonary oedema pulmonary ossification : due to mitral valve disease 4 cardiomegaly global cardiomegaly from a dilated cardiomyopathy[radiopaedia.org] She coughed throughout the day. Her heart – weakened and scarred from an infection – could not effectively pump blood to the rest of her body.[pih.org] Oral prednisone is useful in patients with severe form of carditis, characterized by cardiomegaly and congestive heart failure.[symptoma.com]

  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

    […] cases · Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) pancarditis o Mitral valve most commonly involved valve o Followed by mitral and aortic together o Then by aortic alone · Acute phase cardiomegaly[learningradiology.com] […] or having trouble breathing Heart palpitations (irregular, pounding or skipped heartbeats) Fatigue Coughing, possibly with blood in the mucous that is coughed up Swollen[rush.edu] Symptoms of mitral valve stenosis may include: Shortness of breath Cough due to fluid on the lungs (pulmonary edema) A rapid, fluttering heartbeat (palpitations) Dizziness[heartvalvedisease.nm.org]

  • Atelectasis

    However, in patients with cardiomegaly, respiratory function following LUSS may be preserved less than expected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The cough mode interrupts the vibration mode and forces secretions towards the pharynx. The lateral decubitus position was useful for postural drainage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Causes of this include masses (eg. cancer and abscess) or enlarged mediastinal structures (eg. thoracic aneurysms or cardiomegaly Cicatrisation atelectasis Something has caused[derangedphysiology.com]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Chest radiography shows bilateral hilar enlargement, which is a typical finding in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, as well as cardiomegaly.[aafp.org] Other symptoms may include dizziness, fatigue, inability to exercise, chronic cough, fast heart rate, shortness of breath or swollen legs.[sleepdrs.com] Breathlessness Chest pain (also called angina pectoris) Dizziness Fainting (also called syncope) Loss of energy Swelling of the arms, legs, ankles or abdomen (also called edema) Dry cough[phassociation.org]

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